Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is announcing a $1 million gift to the Smithsonian’s Asian art museums during his visit to Washington.
President Barack Obama’s state dinner for the prime minister of Japan offered guests a new chef, new china and the specter of chopsticks — a daunting challenge for some nervous newcomers, no big deal to others.
Japanese police are investigating phone calls threatening to kill U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and another American envoy, authorities said Wednesday.
‘Let The Nightmare For Japan Begin': ISIS Releases Video Showing Purported Beheading Of Japanese Hostage
An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.
The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which is holding them captive.
Japan said it was putting its trust in Jordan to help gain the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, after the latest message purportedly from his captors extended until sundown Thursday in the Middle East the deadline for the Jordanians to release an Iraqi prisoner.
Militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have posted an online warning that the “countdown has begun” for the group to kill a pair of Japanese hostages.
The “My son is not an enemy of the Islamic State,” pleaded the mother of one of two Japanese hostages being held for ransom by ISIS as the deadline for payment nears.
Lacking strong clout and diplomatic reach in the Middle East, Japan scrambled Thursday for ways to secure the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as two people with contacts there offered to try to negotiate.
Study finds an increase in the deaths of male fetuses in Japan as temperatures fluctuate from the norms.